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This tiara was originally owned by Grand Duchess Josephine Charlotte of Luxemburg. It is now worn by her sister-in-law, Grand Duchess Marie Teresa.

This tiara was originally owned by Grand Duchess Josephine Charlotte of Luxemburg. It is now worn by her sister-in-law, Grand Duchess Marie Teresa.

The Vladimir Tiara, Russia, c.1890 Made for Grand Duchess Vladimir, aunt of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas II, the tiara was smuggled out of Russia during the Revolution by a British diplomat. In 1921 it was sold by the Grand Duchess’s daughter, Princess Nicholas of Greece, to Queen Mary, who adapted the tiara to take fifteen of the celebrated Cambridge emeralds as an alternative to the original pearls. The tiara was inherited by The Queen from her grandmother Queen Mary in 1953.

The Vladimir Tiara, Russia, c.1890 Made for Grand Duchess Vladimir, aunt of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas II, the tiara was smuggled out of Russia during the Revolution by a British diplomat. In 1921 it was sold by the Grand Duchess’s daughter, Princess Nicholas of Greece, to Queen Mary, who adapted the tiara to take fifteen of the celebrated Cambridge emeralds as an alternative to the original pearls. The tiara was inherited by The Queen from her grandmother Queen Mary in 1953.

Westminster Kokoshnik Tiara. The tiara, originally bought by the 2nd Duke of Westminster in circa 1911, is decorated with trails of 280 brilliant-cut diamonds forget-me-not flowers seen against a background of blue plique-a-jour enamel and set in platinum by Chaumet. It left the family for a time before the current 6th duke reacquired it.

Westminster Kokoshnik Tiara. The tiara, originally bought by the 2nd Duke of Westminster in circa 1911, is decorated with trails of 280 brilliant-cut diamonds forget-me-not flowers seen against a background of blue plique-a-jour enamel and set in platinum by Chaumet. It left the family for a time before the current 6th duke reacquired it.

Belle Epoque diamond tiara/necklace, late 19th century Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe. Tiara detaches to form and necklace (shown) and a bandeau.

Belle Epoque diamond tiara/necklace, late 19th century Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe. Tiara detaches to form and necklace (shown) and a bandeau.

Sapphire and Diamond tiara and brooch. Part of the Parure made for Tsarina Alexandra

Sapphire and Diamond tiara and brooch. Part of the Parure made for Tsarina Alexandra

Belgian Scroll Tiara. This piece was a wedding gift from the Belgian National Bank to Princess Josephine-Charlotte of Luxembourg. She wore during her wedding to Grand Duke Jean in 1953. It is now worn by daughter-in-law, Grand Duchess Marie Teresa. This diamond tiara was made by Henry Coosemans and is made of no less than 854 diamonds and set in platinum. The tiara includes a detachable diamond of 8.10 carats to be worn as a ring. The central panel can also be detached and worn as a brooch.

Belgian Scroll Tiara. This piece was a wedding gift from the Belgian National Bank to Princess Josephine-Charlotte of Luxembourg. She wore during her wedding to Grand Duke Jean in 1953. It is now worn by daughter-in-law, Grand Duchess Marie Teresa. This diamond tiara was made by Henry Coosemans and is made of no less than 854 diamonds and set in platinum. The tiara includes a detachable diamond of 8.10 carats to be worn as a ring. The central panel can also be detached and worn as a brooch.

Empress Eugenie's Grand Pearl and Diamond Diadem of the French Napoleonic Crown Jewels. Eugénie's tiara was created by the Crown Jeweller, Lemonnier, using the Napoleonic pearls. The Louvre.

Empress Eugenie's Grand Pearl and Diamond Diadem of the French Napoleonic Crown Jewels. Eugénie's tiara was created by the Crown Jeweller, Lemonnier, using the Napoleonic pearls. The Louvre.

Queen Marie-Amélie's Sapphire, Diamond, and Pearl Tiara and Parure, France (1830; made by Bapst; sapphires, pearls, diamonds). Came from Hortense de Beauharnais; may have belonged to her mother, Empress Josephine. Hortense sold them to King Louis-Philippe. His wife Queen Marie Amelie (Marie Antoinette's niece) remodeled them. Now in the Louvre.

Queen Marie-Amélie's Sapphire, Diamond, and Pearl Tiara and Parure, France (1830; made by Bapst; sapphires, pearls, diamonds). Came from Hortense de Beauharnais; may have belonged to her mother, Empress Josephine. Hortense sold them to King Louis-Philippe. His wife Queen Marie Amelie (Marie Antoinette's niece) remodeled them. Now in the Louvre.

Grand-Duchess Anastasia's Sapphire Necklace Tiara, The first thing to know is that this sapphire and diamond tiara was originally a necklace, which story started in 1879, when grand-duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia married grand-duke Friedrich Franz III of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. The necklace came into the Danish royal family when it was left to her elder daughter, Queen Alexandrine, spouse of King Christian X of Denmark.

Grand-Duchess Anastasia's Sapphire Necklace Tiara, The first thing to know is that this sapphire and diamond tiara was originally a necklace, which story started in 1879, when grand-duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia married grand-duke Friedrich Franz III of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. The necklace came into the Danish royal family when it was left to her elder daughter, Queen Alexandrine, spouse of King Christian X of Denmark.